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The Sandcastle

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Magenta (Levels 1-2)
  • Year: Kindergarten
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Leisure and recreation
  • Genre: Non-fiction
  • Strategy/Skills: Determining cause and effect, Using graphic sources
  • Page Count: 16
  • Reading Level: 2
  • Item Code: 200105
  • High Frequency Words: the, here, is
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1817, ACELA1818, ACELT1578, ACELY1649, ACELY1650
Reader Description

This girl makes a sandcastle. She puts a shell on it and a flag too. What happens when the tide comes in?

After you have completed the Reader

Draw a picture of a sandcastle that you would like to make. Draw all the things that you need to make it. Write some sentences for your picture that begin like this: Here is the _______.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


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Printable Reader (Wordless)


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